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Karbala teaches lesson to never bow before forces of tyranny

Web Desk: Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) is a lesson for everyone to never refrain from fighting against terrorism, extremism and intolerant ideology and emphasized on promoting affinity and brotherhood. On this day, we will have to shun our sectarian, ethnic and provincial differences and have to inculcate equality, harmony, discipline and the traits of sacrifice in ourselves. The...

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Ramazan moon sighted in Pakistan, holy month to begin from Thursday

KARACHI: The Islamic holy month of Ramazan will commence in Pakistan from Thursday, Chairman of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced. Mufti Muneeb said evidences of moon-sighting were reported from various areas of the country, confirming the commencement of the month of fasting. Muslims all over the world fast during the days of this holy month, and make special...

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World marks Mother’s Day with utmost love, respect

KARACHI: Mother’s Day is being observed today in countries across the world including Pakistan that celebrates the countless sacrifices of the figure who never refrains from going to any length to comfort her offspring.   The day which falls on the second Sunday of May every year, celebrates the mother of the family and her countless sacrifices and devotion. It...

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China’s first home-built aircraft carrier sets out for sea trials

BEIJING: China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s efforts to modernise its military. The still-unnamed carrier was launched this time last year but since then has been undergoing fitting of weapons and other systems and has not yet entered service. The official...

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Get a chance to meet the effervescent Maya Khan this Sunday at Lucky One Mall

Web Desk: We have got a great news for you as Newsone is giving fans an opportunity to connect with the host of Barkat-e-Ramzan transmission, 'Maya Khan' this Sunday May 13th at 7.00 pm, Lucky One Mall, Karachi. During the visit, whole team of Barkat-e-Ramzan will do chit-chat with common people of metropolis. This would be a great chance for...

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Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa included in the list of most powerful people by ‘Forbes’ Magazine

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been included in the list of the world most powerful people in the world. He was named by Forbes magazine in its annual ranking  for the year 2018-19. https://www.forbes.com/profile/qamar-javed-bajwa/?list=powerful-people COAS Bajwa ranks on 68th number in a list of total 75 powerful individuals. "Although the president is his boss on paper,...

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Pakistan blessed with most talented, vibrant youth: COAS

A group of students from different public schools met Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi on Wednesday. These students apart from education have excelled in different sporting fields, including cricket, football and chess. The Army Chief said Pakistan is blessed with most talented and vibrant youth which is our real defence. He encouraged the youth to...

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SBP releases Rs50 commemorative coin in respect of meritorious service Dr Ruth Pfau

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor on Tuesday, Tariq Bajwa and the German ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler issued a Rs 50 commemorative coin in recognition of the meritorious services rendered by Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau at the SBP Headquarters here. The SBP with the federal government’s approval has issued a commemorative coin of Rupees 50 which will be...

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Traumatised bears, wolves find solace at Greek sanctuary

Orphaned as an infant, three-year-old Patrick takes a wary view of visitors. He crouches low, licks his claws and starts humming -- a bear's equivalent of thumb-sucking. "It soothes him when he's stressed," says Melina Avgerinou, a caretaker at the Arcturos bear sanctuary in northern Greece. Patrick's tale is typical of many bears that have found refuge in the Arcturos...

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Sindh government announces summer vacations 2018

Karachi: Government of Sindh on Monday has announced the early summer vacations owing to extremely hot weather and Ramazan. According to a notification issued by Sindh government states that, "summer vacations for all public and private educational institutions in Sindh" have been rescheduled to May 14 to July 16. "All the educational institutions shall open on July 17," the notification...

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After death, Hawking cuts ‘multiverse’ theory down to size

With a science paper published after his death, Stephen Hawking has revived debate on a deeply divisive question for cosmologists: Is our Universe just one of many in an infinite, ever-expanding "multiverse"? According to one school of thought, the cosmos started expanding exponentially after the Big Bang. In most parts, this expansion or "inflation" continues eternally, except for a few...

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50 live crocodiles from Malaysia seized at London airport

British officials have seized an illegal shipment of 50 live crocodiles at London Heathrow Airport, the UK Border Force said Friday. The year-old juvenile saltwater crocodiles were found crammed into five boxes coming from Malaysia. The were bound for a farm in Cambridgeshire, eastern England, where they were to be bred for their meat. The animals had not been packed...

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‘Stadium surfing’ — a sneak preview of Olympic future?

A perfect wave, again and again, made to order? It's the sort of thing that surfers all over the world might dream of as they bob about in the ocean, waiting in vain for the next foaming ticket to ride. But while Mother Nature may be unreliable, a machine on display in this sun-baked corner of rural California this weekend,...

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MQM-P leaders and Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar visit Newsone

Web Desk: Esteemed guests oh honor, Senior MQM-P leaders Amir Khan, Amin Ul Haq and Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar visited the Newsone offices in Karachi today, Friday. They were cordial and met the staff, MQM-P is set to hold a massive show of power at the fame "Tanki Ground" tomorrow after the recent patch-up between MQM-P (PIB) and Bahadurabad. It...

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Football: Mexican factory churning out Messi, Neymar masks

A Mexican factory is churning out rubber Neymars, Messis and Ronaldos ahead of the World Cup, racing to meet demand for life-like masks of a dream team of football giants. An eclectic lineup rounds out the roster of 12 famous football faces being immortalized in latex at the Grupo Rev factory in the city of Jiutepec, in central Mexico: retired...

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World Press Freedom Day being observed worldwide

World Press Freedom Day is being observed on Thursday, May 3, with the aim to pay tribute to the journalists around the world sacrificing their lives in the line of duty, reported by Radio Pakistan. Theme of the Day for this year is 'Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law'. UN SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE In his message on the Press Freedom...

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Nawabshah might set hottest ever April temperature recorded on Earth

NAWABSHAH: Temperatures soared to 50.2° Celsius in Nawabshah, Sindh on Monday in what might just be the highest temperature ever reliably measured on Earth during April. A meteorologist at Meteo France, Etienne Kapikian, posted the observation on Twitter. Kapikian’s tweet claimed that it was the warmest April temperature ever recorded in Pakistan and the entire Asian continent.   🌡🔥Exceptionnel 50.2°C...

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